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This is a media curation page for the PIRatE Lab's AARR Program.  We are developing practical, low cost programs to monitor resources in our coastal zone (the land near the ocean and the ocean near the land) with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs aka "drones") overhead and subtidal Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) .  Enjoy!!  
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A New Air Taxi Model Takes Design Cues From a Far-Flying Bird

A New Air Taxi Model Takes Design Cues From a Far-Flying Bird | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Beta Technologies' Alia, which debuted Friday, draws inspiration from the ultra-efficient Arctic tern. The craft may one day transport organs for transplants.
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Singapore Links With Airbus On UAM | Aviation Week Network

Singapore Links With Airbus On UAM | Aviation Week Network | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
The prospects of urban air mobility flights in Singapore took a key step forward with the signing of an agreement between Airbus and the island state’s Civil Aviation Authority to improve regional connectivity.
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Watch the Ehang 184 Passenger Drone Successfully Taxi Someone Around

Watch the Ehang 184 Passenger Drone Successfully Taxi Someone Around | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
The Chinese drone company's successfully tested its passenger drone more than a thousand times, bringing the dream of a sky-taxi closer to reality.

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Check out the video! Futurama air traffic coming soon!
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A drone carrying humans prepares to take flight in Dubai

A drone carrying humans prepares to take flight in Dubai | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
The drone is garnering interest in the U.S. as well.
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Come July, Dubai plans to use drones as taxis. If this works well, perhaps one day California will adopt this concept to ease the traffic jams.
Greg Vance's comment, February 22, 2017 10:26 PM
I think you stumbled across the answer to CSU Channel Islands parking problem!
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Japan's first-ever manned test flights of a flying car completed by SkyDrive

Japan's first-ever manned test flights of a flying car completed by SkyDrive | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
The Japanese company Cartivator has completed the first phase of manned flight tests of the promising SkyDrive flying machine.
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Video: Podcast: The Wild Ride at Uber’s Elevate Summit | Commercial Aviation content from Aviation Week

Video: Podcast: The Wild Ride at Uber’s Elevate Summit | Commercial Aviation content from Aviation Week | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
At its second Elevate Summit in Los Angeles last week, Uber described an ambitious end-state vision for its aerial ridesharing initiative. Guy Norris and Graham Warwick were there for the eye-opening presentation and discuss the challnegs to realizing Uber’s vision with Mark Moore, the man behind its plans to fill the skies over the world’s most congested cities with electric VTOL air taxis.
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Unmanned Aerial Taxi to Supply Full Connectiviy

Unmanned Aerial Taxi to Supply Full Connectiviy | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
This post is also available in: עברית (Hebrew)More and more traditional aircraft makers have been developing unmanned or pilot-optional versions of their

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